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New York, NY, United States, 2012/09/04 - Anne Fulenwider, 40, has been appointed editor-in-chief of the U.S. edition of Marie Claire, a joint venture between Hearst Magazines and Marie Claire Album, announced Hearst Magazines President David Carey - Hearst.com / MarieClaire.com.
She replaces Joanna Coles, who will become editor-in-chief at the U.S. flagship of Cosmopolitan, it was announced earlier today. Most recently, Fulenwider had been editor-in-chief of Brides since October 2011. Prior to that, she served as executive editor of Marie Claire under Coles for two years, starting in September 2009. Fulenwider will report to Carey in her new role.
“Anne had been an invaluable senior member of the Marie Claire team, working closely with Joanna Coles on the vision for the brand, and we are thrilled to welcome her back as editor-in-chief,” said Carey. “Her deep knowledge of the brand and sharp sense of what’s happening both on the news and style front make her the right choice to step into this role."
As Marie Claire’s executive editor, Fulenwider was instrumental in guiding the editorial direction of the magazine, including its special issues and digital editions.
Previously, Fulenwider served as senior articles editor at Vanity Fair where she rose through the ranks and launched a new section of the magazine called Fanfair that debuted in March 2000. Prior to Vanity Fair, Fulenwider was a senior editor at The Paris Review and served as the research assistant to George Plimpton as he wrote the book Truman Capote.
“I am thrilled to return to Marie Claire as editor-in-chief,” said Fulenwider. “I have such a strong attachment to the brand and what it delivers to the savvy, stylish women who read it. I look forward to contributing to its continued success on every front—from print to digital to television.”
Fulenwider graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor's in English and American Literature from Harvard University in 1995.
About Marie Claire
Marie Claire (marieclaire.com) is the fashion magazine with character, substance, and depth, for women with a point of view, an opinion, and a sense of humor. Each issue is edited for a sexy, stylish, confident woman who is never afraid to make intelligence a part of her wardrobe. A culturally relevant experience, Marie Claire is published in 35 countries and is read by more than 15 million worldwide. The magazine was founded in 1937 by French industrialist Jean Prouvost, whose goal was to present the realities of life mixed with fashion and beauty coverage. The American edition is published by Hearst Magazines, one of the nation's largest diversified communications companies. With its acquisition of Lagardère SCA's 100 titles in 14 countries outside of France, Hearst Magazines now publishes more than 300 editions around the world, including 20 U.S. titles. Hearst Magazines is a leading publisher of monthly magazines in the U.S. in terms of total circulation and reaches 82 million adults (Spring 2012 MRI). Follow Marie Claire on Twitter at @marieclaire.
About Hearst Magazines
Hearst Magazines is a unit of Hearst Corporation (hearst.com), one of the nation's largest diversified communications companies. Hearst Magazines is the largest publisher of monthly magazines in the U.S. (ABC 2011), reaching 82 million adults (Spring 2012 MRI) with its 20 titles. In addition, the company publishes more than 300 editions around the world. Hearst Magazines Digital Media, dedicated to creating and implementing Hearst Magazines’ digital strategy, has more than 28 websites and 14 mobile sites for brands such as Cosmopolitan, Popular Mechanics, ELLE, ELLE DECOR, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire and Seventeen, as well as digital-only sites such as Delish.com, a food site in partnership with MSN; MisQuinceMag.com; and RealBeauty.com. Hearst Magazines has published more than 150 applications and digital editions for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, as well as the Droid platform. In addition, the company includes iCrossing, a global digital marketing agency.